Council continues efforts to clean up private properties

March 8, 2018

By Mark Wilmes

Four blighted properties have been identified in the city to serve with nuisance abatement notices due to excessive junk on the property. City Attorney Glen Petersen said owners and renters will be notified with an opportunity to clean up the properties before further action is taken.
“[The city] can go through the process of issuing an abatement order, serving them notice that they are not in compliance with the city code,” Petersen said. “Then they have the opportunity to come to the council and [explain why the property looks as it does].”

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